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DATE POSTED: 02/21/2018  |     |   Category: Shoulder to Shoulder

Two years after its initial start attempt, El Faro Biblical Baptist Church is officially off the ground and running.  New pastor Misael Rivera and his wife Adriana met with Morgan Malone, David Crane and sponsoring church pastor Roland Johnson of Primera Baptist Church, Keller on Saturday, February 3  to sign the New Church Start Covenant | Read More

DATE POSTED: 02/21/2018  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

Have you ever heard the phrase, “He or she has trust issues”? According to Dr. Rachel Botsman’s book, Who Can You Trust, we all have trust issues. Dr. Botsman takes the reader on a history of the subject of trust and shows that today we do a better job of trusting strangers than institutions. In | Read More

DATE POSTED: 01/22/2018  |     |   Category: Shoulder to Shoulder

“Hispanicity” I recently read an article which dealt with how Hispanics perceive themselves according to their generational background of life in the United States. The article is based on an interview with a Cuban-born Baptist pastor in Florida and the survey done by Pew Research Center. The pastor states that, “Latino churches are adapting to | Read More

DATE POSTED: 01/22/2018  |     |   Category: Friend to Friend

Over the holidays I met with two men who are connected with Forge Dallas. Their organization teaches people how to be missional in their neighborhoods. Forge International, which is the parent group, was formed by Alan Hirsch and Michael Frost.  Frost has written a book entitled Surprise the World.  This periodical encapsulates the basic premises | Read More

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